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Women Artists

Suggested Readings 

A Growing List of Sources on Women Artists, 

late 19th and early 20th French Century Art

Antliff, Mark and Patricia D. Leighten. Cubism and Culture. London: Thames & Hudson, 2001. 


Birnbaum, Paula J. Women Artists in Interwar France: Framing Femininities. Surrey: 

Ashgate, 2011. 


Bowlt John, and Matthew Drutt, Amazons of the Avant-Garde.

 New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2000.


Carter, Karen and Susan Waller. Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914: Strangers in Paradise. London : Routledge, 2017.


Chadwick, Whitney. The Modern Woman Revisited: Paris between the Wars. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press, 2003.


Chadwick, Whitney. Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement. New York: Thames & 

Hudson, 2002. 


Gale, Matthew, Natalia Sidlina, and Timo Huusko. Natalia Goncharova. London: Tate, 2019. 


Green, Christopher. Art in France, 1900-1940. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. 


Higonnet, Anne. Berthe Morisot’s Images of Women. Cambridge: Harvard University 

Press, 1992. 


Hemus, Ruth. Dada's Women. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. 


Hewitt, Catherine. Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon. New York: St. 

Martin's Press, 2017. 


Latimer, Tirza T. Women Together/Women Apart: Portraits of Lesbian Paris. New 

Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2005. 


Madeline, Laurence et al., Women Artists in Paris: 1850-1900. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.


Mathews, Nancy M and Pierre Curie. Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist in Paris. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018.


Meskimmon, Marsha The Art of Reflection: Women Artists' Self-Portraiture in the 

Twentieth Century. New York: Columbia University Press. 1996.


Montfort, Anne. Sonia Delaunay. London: Tate Publishing, 2015.


Patry, Sylvie, and Cindy Kang. Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist. New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2018.


Perry, Gill. Women Artists and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Manchester: Manchester 

University Press, 1995.


Radycki, J Diane. Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist. New 

Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.  


To be continued...

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